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9 Sep 2020

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Record GCSE results for children looked after

13% of children looked after in Sutton have achieved a good pass (grade 5+) in English and Maths (compared to 6% last year) and 29% achieved a grade 4+ in English and Maths (up from 6% last year) – this is a record Year 11 GCSE results for our children in care. These results will […]

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28 Aug 2020

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Change of leadership at Cognus to start in September 2020

Friday 28 August 2020 Change of leadership at Cognus to start in September 2020 Joanna Cassey has been appointed as the new interim Managing Director of Cognus, Sutton Council’s education services provider. Fiona Phelps, who is the current acting Managing Director will be moving back into her full time post at Sutton Council as Assistant […]

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14 Aug 2020

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SIASS launches new website

Sutton Information, Advice and Support Service (SIASS) has officially launched its brand new website. The new website is dedicated to information and resources relating to Special Educational Needs and Disability (SEND) and aims to help families get the information and sources of support they need to ensure their child or young person’s educational needs are […]

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11 Feb 2020

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Care Leavers

Young Adults Leaving Care can now gain support when undertaking apprenticeships. Click on the link below to access the fact sheet Apprenticeship Fact Sheet Young People Leaving Care

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3 Jan 2020

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Aspire – Literacy

As foster carers you can have a hugely positive impact on raising the educational aspirations of our children.  We are putting together below a range of ideas for foster carers to use with our children to help them achieve the best educational outcomes possible. Writing We are aware that our children need support to achieve […]

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5 Aug 2019

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Statement from the Chairman of the Board

On behalf of all of the Board, I would like to thank Tracey Burley for the excellent work she has done leading Cognus over the last two-and-a-half years. Tracey has achieved a great deal and the organisation is in a good position as we look forward, and so she has decided it is now time […]

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30 Jul 2019

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Welcome to Nick Ireland

Cognus statement (Ian Comfort, chair of Cognus’ board of directors): I would like to welcome Nick Ireland of Sutton Council to the board of Cognus as a non-executive director. With Nick on the Board, we look forward to working even more closely with the Council to continue delivering for children and young people in the borough, and remain committed to the […]

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5 Jul 2019

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Statement from Cognus Board of Directors

We not only welcome but have encouraged the review of the services announced by Cllr Marian James and have contributed to the scope of that review. Our focus is to work in partnership to ensure that services that we deliver on behalf of the Council continue to improve and to inject pace into that process. […]

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25 Jun 2019

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Phishing attack

We are aware that Cognus has recently been sent a number of phishing emails which may mean that email addresses held within Outlook are also in receipt of further phishing emails. If you receive an email from Cognus with a link please do not either click on the link or enter your username and password […]

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